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I thought it would be useful to begin a “Best” list on the upcoming Los Angeles teachers’ strike, with the first articles and videos about the lead-up to it and then add new ones when it begins next Monday.

You might also be interested in The Best Resources For Learning About The Teacher Compensation Crisis, which has links to other Best lists related to strikes that took place last year.

Here’s what I have:

L.A. teachers union postpones strike until Monday is from The L.A. Times.

Alex Caputo-Pearl: Why Los Angeles teachers may have to strike

The nation’s wave of teacher strikes may hit L.A. this week. But here’s how ours is different

L.A. Teachers Poised To Strike For More Pay And Student Services is from NPR.

Thousands of Los Angeles teachers are about to go on strike. What will happen to 600,000 students? is from CNN.

After a months-long impasse, 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are set to strike is from The Washington Post.

‘I’m A Little Stressed’: LA Teachers And Parents Brace For A Possible Strike is from NPR.

As LAUSD teachers prepare to strike, one central question: Where’s the money? is from The LA Times.

With LAUSD teachers set to strike, union’s call-in town hall asks parents for support is from The LA Times.

How the Debate Over Charter Schools Is Fueling the Looming Los Angeles Teacher Strike is from TIME.

Why thousands of Los Angeles teachers are going on strike is from Vox.

DAY ONE:

Voices of the LAUSD teachers’ strike is from The L.A. Times.

What’s Really at Stake in the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike appeared in The NY Times.

The Unique Racial Dynamics of the L.A. Teachers’ Strike is from The Atlantic.

L.A. Teachers Strike for First Time in 30 Years, the Nation’s Largest School Walkout is from The NY Times.

Opinion: Charter schools are draining LA’s public schools. That’s why I’m on strike is from The PBS NewsHour.

Under Rainy Skies, Los Angeles Teachers Take To The Picket Lines is from NPR.

‘As long as it takes’: Los Angeles teachers go on strike in nation’s second-largest system is from The Washington Post.

5 Things to Know About Today’s Los Angeles Teacher Strike is from Ed Week.

L.A. teachers’ strike gets support from celebrities and educators around the world is from The L.A. Times.

LAUSD teachers on strike get creative with their picket signs is from The L.A. Times.

DAY TWO

‘Lock the door and throw away the key’: As strike looms, LAUSD asks Newsom to intercede is from CALMatters (personally, I believe that our Governor IS going to intervene and that is how the strike will end).

Teachers, undeterred by more rain, flood picket lines for Day 2 of the LAUSD strike is from The L.A. Times.

LA Teachers Strike: Spanish-Speaking Parents May Be At A Disadvantage is from NPR.

What happens to the 62,500 students with special needs during Los Angeles teachers’ strike? is from USA Today.

As a teacher strike enters Day 2 in Los Angeles, learning is a group experience is from The Washington Post.

‘This Model of Education Is Not Sustainable’ is from The Nation.

Who Is Alex Caputo-Pearl? Meet the Maverick Union Leader Behind the Teachers Strike is from LA Magazine.

DAY THREE

Movies, Worksheets, Computer Time: Inside LA Schools During The Teacher Strike is from NPR.

The Social-Justice Imperative Behind the L.A. Teachers’ Strike is from The New Yorker.

The School Board’s View Of The Los Angeles Teacher Strike is from NPR.

Head Of L.A. Teachers Union Discusses Ongoing Strike is from NPR.

Subs crossing the picket line, iPad learning: Inside the LAUSD strike at one school is from The L.A. Times.

L.A. Schools Leader Says, ‘Strike Is a Rallying Cry, but What Does It Lead To?’ is from The NY Times.

 

DAY FOUR

What would a deal to end the LAUSD teachers’ strike look like? is from The L.A. Times.

What Are L.A. Teachers Fighting For? is from Slate.

Saving Public Education Isn’t About Idealism, but Survival appeared in The NY Times.

LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 4: Talks reopen, attendance falls, losses mount is from The L.A. Times.

With Teachers’ Strike, L.A.’s Long-Simmering Charter-School Battle Comes to a Head is from New York Magazine.

Teachers union and LAUSD to return to bargaining table Thursday at City Hall is from The L.A. Times.

This Boyle Heights teacher is the face of the L.A. teachers’ strike is from The L.A. Times.

Beyond higher pay and smaller classes, charter debate is undercurrent of teachers strike in Los Angeles is from Ed Source.

 

DAY FIVE

Democrats Are United on Teacher Strikes. But They’re in a ‘Gladiator Fight’ Over Education. is from The NY Times.

LAUSD teachers’ strike, Day 5: The sun’s out, L.A. strikers gather, and hopes rise for a settlement is from The L.A. Times.

LA teachers’ strike marks a return to normal is from Brookings.

In the L.A. teachers’ strike, the state is the real problem. is from The Atlantic.

Who could come out strong in the LAUSD teachers’ strike when all is said and done? is from The L.A. Times.

Charter School Teachers in Los Angeles Are Now Striking as Well is from Ed Week.

Los Angeles teachers union, school district head back to the bargaining table on fourth day of strike is from The Washington Post.

Talks resume in effort to end strike by LA teachers is from The Associated Press.

LAUSD teachers’ strike: Hours of negotiating behind closed doors is from The L.A. Times.